Don Hite Associates
Navy Nuclear Machinists Mate Sample Resume

Don Hite
5903 North Campbell Road
Otis Orchards, WA 99027
Home Phone: (509) 921-0497
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Email: dha@donhite.com


Navy Nuclear Qualified Machinists Mate First Class with eight years of increasing responsibility in operating and maintaining mechanical systems in support of nuclear power plants. Possess a detailed knowledge of all reactor, steam plant, electrical generation, and auxiliary equipment. Have worked extensively with steam turbines, heat exchangers, turbine generators, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, main engine, reduction gears, valves, lube oil systems, pumps, distilling plants, and air conditioning systems.


1996 - A.S. in General Engineering - Northern Idaho State College

1999 - Navy Total Quality Leadership
1997 - Gas Free Engineer School
1996 - R-114 Air Conditioning Plant Combined Maintenance School
1996 - Quality Control Inspector School
1994 - Nuclear Prototype Training Unit (14/33)
1994 - Naval Nuclear Power School (89/310)
1993 - Machinists Mate Nuclear Field "A" School (12/26)


Engineering Watch Supervisor: (December 1996 to Present) Serve aboard the USS Idaho (SSBN 744). Provide continuous supervision for up to ten personnel including mechanics, electricians, and electronics technicians for the safe and efficient operation of a nuclear power plant. Coordinate and oversee all engineering watch standers during reactor plant operations and in a shutdown status. Also provide training to junior personnel on nuclear power plant operations. Collateral duties include serving as Engineering Duty Petty Officer, Training Petty Officer, and Quality Assurance Supervisor.

Engineroom Supervisor: (December 1994 to November 1996) Served aboard the USS Spokane (SSN 780). Was responsible for the supervision and training of six other nuclear-trained mechanics in the operation and maintenance of power plant systems and support components during startup, shutdown, normal operations, and testing of systems. Oversaw over 150 planned and corrective maintenance actions of propulsion plant associated systems during both new construction and operational conditions. Collateral duties included serving as Work Center Supervisor and Quality Assurance Inspector.


Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic (1999)
Universal Technician Refrigerant Handler: EPA (1996)


Navy Achievement Medal
Three Letters of Commendation
Sailor of the Quarter (Fall 1996)

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